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“DO NOT GO AT NIGHT” 1 of 5 stars
Review of River Road

River Road
Ranked #27 of 36 Shopping in Nairobi
Attraction details
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“DO NOT GO AT NIGHT”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

hi this is one of the most dangerous places for a non local u are likely to be mugged, beaten or kidnapped stay well clear

Visited December 2012
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3 Thank Darren B
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Worst Street to walk along”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Very crowded street with the hawkers running around.
Cheap/substandard good sold along these streets except for a few places.
In fact the word river road is often synonymous with substandard goods.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Beatrice J
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Level Contributor
17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Stay away!!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This street is not only dirty and filthy, it is totally unsafe for tourists to walk in this area. Theft and fraud is rife in this area and if you treasure your belongings you will surely stay away from this area of the CBD

Visited August 2012
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2 Thank Jaco C
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Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“KRISTINES CAP”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

It just started like a nice plywood where my ghetto niggard ray boy came along n called for a visit to the place. Getting all the goodness, i got it . I liked the trip and had fun wit him.Kismuderubosh

Visited October 2012
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2 Thank Ramadhan K
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Richmond, Australia
Level Contributor
99 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Bargains can be found”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Not for the faint hearted. But if you are willing to do the leg work, there are bargains to be found. Everything from fabric, haberdashery & electronics to car parts & even motor bikes.
Not a place for tourists to venture alone as you will not get bargains but a local friend can negotiate the bargains for you.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank RobCinOz
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